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you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news at midday. at cedar rapids jefferson, what police say appears to be a suicide morning. police tell tv-9 that a 15- year-old boy has life- threatening injuries. the school was on lockdown starting at about 8:00. kcrg-tv9's dave franzman has been at jefferson for the past couple of hours and joins us now. dave, what have you been able to find out? chris, that pretty much sums up the basics. we talked to a couple of students who say they
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were entereing the building. what we've learned from both pd and school administrators is the shooting appeared to tak epalce outside the fine artsm building on the jeff campus. students who left said there was some initial confusion inside. eventually, most learned it was a suicide attempt outside the school. one student told us she was off campus when it happened. and when she cam lockdown in effect. " i was in shock. nothing like this has happened since i've been here..... shooting something. " school officials gave both parents and students a choice. that was stay in class with a modified schedueld and councilors available or go home. some of the students
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number of students appeared to go home. police described the injuries to the student as life-threatening. but we've had no update on condtion from police yet. live in cr df tv9 news. we received dozens of phone calls on this earlier this morning. whenever you see news, give us a call on newsline nin you can also email pictures and video to newsroom at kcrg dot com. meteorologist justin gehrts has your first alert forecast, justin... our next area of low pressure is knocking on the door today with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. it appears there will be two rounds of rainfall with the first arriving in our northwest counties early today. there should be a
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around the midday hours, with storms increasing in coverage again for the late afternoon and evening hours. these storms may impact some football games, and they are worth monitoring today and tonight. the weekend continues to look excellent with highs around 70 on saturday and mid-70s on sunday. iowa/iowa state football continues to look great with clear sky and kickoff temperatures in the upper 60s. have a great weekend!toda y: showers and thunderstorms develop. locally heavy rain possible. wind: s 5-10. high: 78 tonight: lingering showers and 10. low: 57 tomorrow: mostly sunny and very comfortable. breezy. wind: nw 15-25. high: 72 tom. night: mostly clear. excellent for football! wind:
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since terrorists hijacked planes and flew them into the world trade center, the pentagon and into the ground in pennsylvania. the september 11th attacks killed nearly 3,000 people and injured thousands of others. attorney general loretta lynch honored the victims at a ceremony in washington. the department of justice held a moment of silence for them earlier this morning. lynch says the pain felt across the country on away any time soon. "it has not erased from our minds the many acts of courage that brought light into that dark day. and the passage of time has not weakened our resolve to stay true to our highest ideals, to hold fast to our most cherished values and to continue following the course charted by our oldest principles. " this sunday, several events will remember the
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will hold a service at the university of dubuque. that runs from 5 pm until 7 pm at the sergeant jeffrey b dodge veterans center. cornell college in mount vernon is hosting an inter-spiritual service that afternoon. the service will be at the peace pole on campus. and in toddville, a ceremony will mark september 11th at the american legion hall at noon. we have a full list of events on our website, kcrg.com. backyard chickens could find a legal home once more... in cedar falls. the waterlo city council meeting, the council voted 4-3 to revisit the "decade long ban" on the birds. the council directed the city to "prepare an ordinance for a future council vote". this wouldn't necessarily be new in iowa, as waterloo, cedar rapids and des moines allow a limited number of chickens. dubuque mayor roy buol says the future looks encouraging for the city, during his annual state of the city address.
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night. they include things like employment, tourism and employment. he praised developments in the millwork district and the jobs they created. throughout the speech, buol stressed the importance of continuing to build a city where people want to live and work. he also commended the city on its progress of the 219-million dollar bee branch flood mitigation project. "mayor buol, city of dubuque - let us continue to do what dubuque citizens do best: bring our ideas, our lessons learned, our different perspectives together, onc path to an innovative, resourceful, creative future for dubuque." buol also commended the city on its progress of the 219-million dollar bee branch flood mitigation project. theatre cedar rapids may cancel an upcoming play. it's because some are upset that a hearing actor was casted to play the role of a deaf person. the play is called tribes. it's about billy--the only deaf member of a family living in london. he meets a hearing woman who was born to deaf parents, and she introduces him to others in the deaf community. artistic
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least 1 organization that advocates on behalf of those who are hearing impared when casting. although she admits, it could have done more. ",'"we're an interpretive art form and so the question becomes do you have to have a deaf actor play a deaf role or is that just the very nature of acting? i don't know the answer to that question but i sure am thinking about it more than i have,"" charipar says the company is discussing its options with the acr continuing the production within the next few days. in only a few hours, 8 years of work will be done at the university of iowa. hancher auditorium holds a ribbon cutting ceremony today for the new building. this afternoon at 3, governor branstad and other state and university leaders will ceremoniousl y open the building. the 2008 flood damaged hancher's previous building and it decided to rebuild on higher ground.
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look at the lobby, the seating area, and a large practice room among other insider stories into the new hancher. if you can't make it to today's open house, there's another one on sunday at 2 p-m. and we've put all of our hancher stories from yesteraday's newscast onto our website, kcrg.com. unity point-finley hospital in dubuque has built care rooms specifically designed for people dealing with a mental health crisis. it's part of the hospital's new emergency center. each of the the behavioral rooms was designed to stop mental health patients from when needed, staff members lower a retractable door, similar to a garage door, to keep patients from grabbing medical equipment. if necessary, staff also removes any large item that isn't secure anything that can't be removed is bolted to the walls or ceiling. the hospital says it's an effort to protect all patient's privacy and dignity. "we provide privacy for individuals who come in a very raw and emotional state. we also want make sure that we provide them with plenty of
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st. luke's hospital and mercy medical center in cedar rapids also have similar rooms available. while the u.s. senate is not taking action on the zika virus as a third bill did not pass this week... others in florida are upset about some of the spraying to try to knock out zika... meteorologist justin gehrts updates our temperatures coming up in your first alert forecast. stay with tv9. our next area of low pressure is knocking on the door today with a chance of
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showers and thunderstorms. it appears there will be two rounds of rainfall with the first arriving in our northwest counties early today. there should be a little activity around the midday hours, with storms increasing in coverage again for the late afternoon and evening hours. these storms may impact some football games, and they are worth monitoring today and tonight.
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continues to look excellent with highs around 70 on saturday and mid-70s on sunday. iowa/iowa state football continues to look great with clear sky and kickoff temperatures in the upper 60s. have a great weekend!toda y: showers and thunderstorms develop. locally heavy rain possible. wind: s 5-10. high: 78 tonight: lingering showers and a few thunderstorms. wind: nw 5- 10. low: 57 tomorrow: mostly
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breezy. wind: nw 15-25. high: 72 tom. night: mostly clear. excellent for football! wind: nw 5-10. low: 50
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they're concerned about a spray that's meant to stop the spread of zika. crews sprayed part of miami beach with an insecticide called 'naled' earlier this morning.
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beach city hall last night. they're concerned the the spray could be dangerous to their health. "we're concerned that the naled actually has a potential risk of creating some of the problems that we're avert than actually to be concerned with zika. " miami-dade county's mayor tried to reassure people that the chemical is safe. he says he wouldn't allow a spray that would have toxic impact on residents and tourists, three years ago, lake panorama started to create a nutrient reducing project. next in agribusiness, we learn how the project is almost done. welcome to the agribusiness welcome to the agribusiness report, i'm report, i'm
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z22jiz zixz y22jiy yixy report, i'm david geiger. ---- three years ago.. the lake panorama association teamed up with the lake panorama
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nutrient reducing wetland project. now that project is almost done... "regardless of where people live in iowa, whether you live on a farm, or you live in a small community or you live in a larger city, you want to have quality water. and we're encouraged about the progress that's been made here." at lake panorama.. governor terry project geared to help out the lake.. and iowa water quality.. engineers are working on a wetland project and a sediment storage basin.. something the residents and farmers are excited about. "we feel that more often than not, we're going to be received with welcome arms and we're going to be received with something that works for us in water quality, but makes that landowner whole as well." the projects are in line with the iowa nutrient reduction strategy.. which is based off of volunteer conservation. but even though it may
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yet.. the iowa department of agriculture says it will still do its job.. that's because of research done on how to effectively remove nitrates from the water. "but the microbes are there and those are what's responsible for removing nitrate. so don't let the look of a wetland fool you. it has more to do with the amount of water that passes through it. the size of the wetland and how shallow the water is. the more shallow the better as far as that's concerned. so we'v lot." they're building a six acre surface water wetland in the middle of a watershed.. the nitrates it can take out is equal to a few hundred acres of farm ground. and there's more benefits than just denitrifying the water.. a wetland like this can diversify the landscape. "there's wildlife benefits for projects like these too. you talk about everything from the micro organisms all the way to the things that you can see with certain amphibians, birds, shore birds, water fowl." the lake panorama association first talked about the concept
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forward to completing the project this year. "i think the opportunities are endless. we really want to invite anyone and everyone. corporations and private entities. anyone who wants to see a benefit of wetlands in iowa and show them this is really an opportunity for us to cooperatively address an issue that keeps growing in the minds of iowans." construction of the project cost about three hundred thousand state funds help out.. lake panorama rural improvement will pay a hundred and 52 thousand.. ---- cattle are reversing the rallies from yesterday.. while corn keeps it up.. "corn trending higher and running into the 40 day and nearly into the 50 day moving average on a daily chart. and you're still seeing shortcovering." "as we come into the first part of harvest. beans, they've had a nice
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that's what have pulled the market off the lows." "it is still a bloodbath in the cattle and it is still seeing this dollar mark in the live cattle being played with as the funds are short right now." "hogs still in a bearish mode, still want to be a seller in sharp rallies as there's plenty of supply on the market as we come into fall." ---- and that's all the time i have for the show today.. thanks for tuning in.. i hope to see you again next that's all the time i have for the show today.. thanks for tuning in.. i hope to see you again next time. ---- we'll post a video every day in the agriculture section of kcrg.com. i'm david geiger with the agribusiness report. trt oc: standard fried green tomatoes was an iconic movie 25 years ago... but what if you're stuck with a copious bounty of green tomatoes... our diamond jo cooking segment offers a robust and savory option. i'm diamond jo executive chef
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like mine, i have all sorts of green tomatoes. here's a trick to make a fried green tomato the whole family will enjoy. core these tomatoes
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we're going to slice them about a half-inch pieces here. next we need to make a breading for fried green flour, a little salt, a little pepper. next we need a little wet batter and about a cup of 2% milk and two whole eggs. finally, we're going to take about a cup of bread crumbs and about a cup of
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together. toss it in our flour mixture, followed by our egg dip and shake off any excess. next we're going to take our corn meal and our bread crumb mixture. medium-high heat and cook those off in a little olive oil so they don't stick to the pan, minute or two, flip them over and transfer them over to a paper towel. put a little marinara sauce and grate some parmesan cheese and enjoy this tasty treat the next time you have a bunch of green tomatoes that you don't know what to do with. there was an unusual sight this morning in cedar rapids. we'll explain the good reason why police officers were on top of a dunkin
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meteorologist justin gehrts updates our temperatures coming up in your first alert forecast. stay with tv9. we'll return to jefferson high
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has life-threatening injuries in what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. a federal judge is expected to offer a decision today on a north dakota tribe's lawsuit about the oil pipeline that will pass through 18 iowa countie.s another round of international attention shifts to north korea amid the latest nuclear missile launch. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source,
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at cedar rapids jefferson, what police say appears to be a suicide attempt with a gun -- and a lockdown to start this friday morning. police tell tv-9 that a 15- year-old boy has life- threatening injuries. the school was on lockdown starting at about 8:00. been at jefferson for the past couple of hours and joins us now. dave, what have you been able to find out? chris, that pretty much sums up the basics. we talked to a couple of students who say they heard a popping noise as they were entereing the building. what we've learned from both pd
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appeared to tak epalce outside the fine artsm building on the jeff campus. students who left said there was some initial confusion inside. eventually, most learned it was a suicide attempt outside the school. one parent told us when the lockdown was lifted, she wanted her two students to go home "i'm going to pull them today. i'd feel better if we were all together and able to talk about what happened. " school officials gave both parents and students a choice. that was stay in class with a modified schedueld and councilors available or go home. some of the students we talked to said a larger number of students appeared to go home. police described the injuries to the student as life-threatening. but we've had no update on condtion from police yet. live
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after a devastating fire earlier this week, a popular cedar rapids breakfast restaurant served its customers again this morning. a fire badly damaged the inside of riley's on 1st avenue in cedar rapids on tuesday. invest vent fan overheated in the ceiling above the dishwasher. riley's opened up in it's new temporary location this morning. the caf is now housed in daisy's garage just two blocks up 1st avenue. on weekdays riley's will serve breakfast until 11 and on weekends until 1. afterward daisy's will serve it's menu until close. owner richard pankey says this is the best option to keep riley's open during re- construction. 2:22 "it just so happened to work. it's two blocks away, we're in the same neighborhood
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different foods, but we can handle this transition and just make it work." pankey says the reconstruction process should take around three to four months. cedar rapids police officers spent their morning on the roof of dunkin donuts for a good cause. they did it for the second annual "cop on a rooftop" which benefits special olympics iowa. officers stood on the the store passing out coupons in exchange for donations. one officer said the partnership between iowa law enforcement and special olympics is a strong one. 57:32 "we work together on different projects to raise money, we do the polar plunge, we also participate in the law enforcement torch run, and we also do this cop on the roof top. " 18 dunkin donuts locations across the state participated in the event. in exchange for the officers help, the restaurant chain donated 2 thousand dollars for
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down today on a suit from the standing rock sioux tribe in north dakota to temporarily stop the pipeline. the tribe and other protestors claim it could contaminate drinking water for millions of people. protestors add the pipeline would destroy sacred native american land. texas-based dakota access is building the pipeline from north dakota to illinois, with it going through 18 counties here in iowa. the yankton sioux tribe in south dakota is also now suing federal regulators pipeline the tribe filed the lawsuit yesterday against the u-s army corps of engineers, which issued permits for the project. the suit says the construction on these lands would damage sites of enormous cultural importance. meteorologist justin gehrts has your first alert forecast, justin... our next area of low pressure is knocking on
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showers and thunderstorms. it appears there will be two rounds of rainfall with the first arriving in our northwest counties early today. there should be a substantial break with very little activity around the midday hours, with storms increasing in coverage again for the late afternoon and evening hours. these storms may impact some football games, and they are worth monitoring today and tonight. the weekend continues to look excellent with highs around 70 on saturday and mid-70s on sunday. iowa/iowa state football continues to look great with clear sky and kickoff temperatures in the upper 60s. have a great y: showers and thunderstorms develop. locally heavy rain possible. wind: s 5-10. high: 78 tonight: lingering showers and a few thunderstorms. wind: nw 5- 10. low: 57 tomorrow: mostly sunny and very comfortable. breezy. wind: nw 15-25. high: 72 tom. night: mostly clear. excellent for football! wind: nw 5-10. low: 50 this morning president barack
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test. he said the united states quote 'does not and never will' accept the country as a nuclear state. north korea says the recent launch test will allow it to finally build smaller and lighter nuclear weapons. abc's marci gonzalez reports. north korea - launching what is believed to be its biggest nuclear test yet? nat of state tv announcement state tv announcing the powerful explosion that caused a magnitude 5 tremor? this as the north continues ballistic missiles with an increasing range - saying their goal is to miniaturize a nuclear head and place it on a missile capable of reaching the u-s. while they don't have that capability yet- tests like this raise serious concern: sot - kelsey davenport: "north korea's programs will continue to grow. their range of their missiles will continue to extend, unless the united states and the international community take steps to negotiate a freeze with north korea." president obama briefed on the test?which was about 10 times more powerful than north korea's first test in 2006? the president calling it "a grave threat to regional security a to ternational peace ability.aother world aders join in strglyndemning py
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everybody here is concerned.rci likely ad toa push at the uniter nctions, though north korea is alrdy one of the most heavily nc news, new york year old johnny gosch , was again brought to light this week following the updates in the case of a minnesota boy, jacob wetterling, noreen gosch says she is encouraged investigators finally found jacob wetterling's remains so his
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her son, johnny gosch, went missing in 1982, 7 years before wetterling. this week marks the 34th anniversary of the paper- boy's disappearance . gosch says private investigations point to johnny being taken into a sex trafficking ring. "noreen 11:47 i'm at peace because we have that muich if i didn't have any information what so ever it would be a lot harder now. i don't like the substance of what that information turned out to be but at least we know. " she believes johnny is alive, but unable to come home for his own safety. the national center for missing and exploited children have created this age progression photo of what johnny gosch may look like now in his 40s. anyone with information in the gosch case is asked to call the west des moines police department. ely's stone bridge is 1 of only 10 stone bridges still in use in iowa, and it's the
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is deteriorating, and now jones county is deciding whether or not to replace it. ely's stone bridge is on stone bridge road, just south of timber road. it goes over deer creek a few miles northwest of monticello. jones county leaders will get help from researchers and students from the university of colorado at denver in making the decision. they are doing an in- depth study of this unique stone bridge in eastern iowa, at no cost to county taxpayers. that's because of a family connection. professor kevin rens and studied engineering at iowa state. amy rens was back recently for a visit and to hear about the problems with this historic bridge. sot "it has cultural significance for the people who live here kids who come and hang out, the wedding pictures and photos that get taken here so it has significance for the community." rens' engineering department at the university of colorado campus in denver budgeted about $30,000 dollars to bring 14 people to
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and study this bridge. the bridge is closed through tomorrow for the researchers. tom hanks could guide a paralyzed and powerless spaceship from the moon's orbit back to the pacific... now he will play sully sullenberger in this opening weekend -- amid lofty expectations for the budget. meteorologist justin gehrts
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first alert forecast. stay with tv9. our next area of low pressure is knocking on the door today with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. it appears there will be two rounds of rainfall with the first arriving in our northwest should be a substantial break with very little activity around the midday hours, with storms increasing in coverage again for the late afternoon and evening hours. these storms may impact some football games, and they are worth monitoring today and tonight. the weekend continues to look excellent with highs around 70 on saturday and mid-70s on sunday. iowa/iowa state football continues to look great with clear sky and
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weekend!toda y: showers and thunderstorms develop. locally heavy rain possible. wind: s 5-10. high: 78 tonight: lingering showers and a few thunderstorms. wind: nw 5- 10. low: 57 tomorrow: mostly sunny and very comfortable. breezy. wind: nw 15-25. high: 72 excellent for football! wind: nw 5-10. low: 50
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for the opening weekend? plus, the current hold of tv and "binge watching" is revealed... as meryl streep will be in a tv series. jason nathanson has today's showbiz wrap. will sully soar this weekend? the biopic about
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is expected to take the top spot. the film, starring tom hanks and directed by clint eastwood, is looking at an opening between 20-25 million bucks, as we move out of the summer blockbuster season and into the fall oscar season. the thriller when the bough breaks will likely open in 2nd. there may be no bigger sign that tv is in a golden age than a new report that meryl streep is diving into the small screen stea j.j. abrams on an adaptation of the novel the nix, about a mom who abandons her family and returns decades later. no word on if this would be an ongoing series, a miniseries, or what. also no word on where or when it would air. ap-aptn-1921: italy planetarium paradise premieres,0301 time for oscar winning actress natalie portman to once again dig out those maternity clothes - she's pregnant with her 2nd child. she confirmed the news while wearing a baby-bump baring dress at the venice film festival debut of her film planetarium. she and her husband have a five year old son. and that's what's happening in hollywood. i'm jason
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and in high school football... tonight ames is at city high -- the little hawks are 2- 0...so beware. if you can't make it to the game, watch it live on kcrg 9.2. our coverage begins at 7 p-m. we'll also have highlights tonight at 10 on friday night lights. the blazin' hot summer days appear to be over -- as a touch of fall will set in. if you have a question for
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gardener lisa slattery joins us -- this is an
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surgery for those with diabetes and living a healthier life. stay with your 24 hour news
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midday. an apparent attempted suicide forced a lockdown this morning at cedar rapids jefferson high school. police say a 15-year-old boy shot himself shortly before 8:00 this morning. he was taken to the hospital with life- threatening injuries. now, one last look at this morning's weather, justin. our next area of low pressure is knocking on showers and thunderstorms. it appears there will be two rounds of rainfall with the first arriving in our northwest counties early today. there should be a substantial break with very little activity around the midday hours, with storms increasing in coverage again for the late afternoon and evening hours. these storms may impact some football games, and they are worth monitoring today and tonight. the weekend continues to look excellent with highs around 70 on saturday and mid-70s on sunday. iowa/iowa state football continues to look great with clear sky and kickoff temperatures in the upper 60s. have a great weekend!toda y: showers and thunderstorms
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